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aglisten

[ uh-glis-uhn ]
/ əˈglɪs ən /
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adjective
refulgent; glistening.
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Origin of aglisten

First recorded in 1890–95; a-1 + glisten

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How to use aglisten in a sentence

  • The long court train that swept behind her was all aglisten, as if embroidered with dewdrops and pearls.

    Mary Ware in Texas|Annie F. Johnston
  • Dolphins raced the ship, herd upon herd, their silver-white bodies aglisten in the sun.

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